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Floors

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problems with floors…hoping for a recommendation for someone who can pull up some floor boards see what’s underneath and (hopefully) put same back without too much wear and tear.

suggestions thoughts?

thanks!

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I am planning to have new wood floors installed throughout my apartment. I need to know the pros and/or cons of using either Lowes or Lumber Liquidators.

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I am planning to put radiant heat on my parlour floor and understand that rift or quarter sawn wood will work best (in liue of tile or engineered stuff). Would anyone have any recommendations for good lumber salvage places that won’t bust the budget? I’m thinking I might be better off going somewhere well outside the NYC area, but not so far that I can’t go there and back in a day.

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Does anyone have some original pine sub-flooring lying around that they would be willing to part with? I’m restoring my floor and need to replace several badly damaged boards.

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I am renovating on a budget and I need to cover the 700sqf. of existing sub floor on the open space in the basement floor, I think it’s to damaged by water leaks to be safe. It will be an artist studio, so doesn’t have to be fancy, but I don’t want to put plywood. I was thinking wide pine planks or salvage wood. Any other suggestion? where to order new planks? tongue & groove or not? where to get salvage floor?
Thanks for any idea.

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We have enough flooring left over from our project to cover apx 100 sf. Purchased at LV Wood Floors in Manhattan, board are in random lengths from 2′ to 10′. Tongue in groove, 3/4″ thick and 5″wide. $400. Delivery possible in Brooklyn. Respond with phone number if interested.

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We want to sand and refinish our red oak parquet floors with the objective to get a color as close as possible to the honey-light brown original color as pictured above. In addition, we want to keep as much as possible the darker colors of the borders. It seems our options are as follows: (i) sand, stain and two layers of polyurethane or (ii) sand, seal and two layers of polyurethane. The stain for option one would be e.g. ‘colonial maple’ but the risk is that it may turn out to be too orange and the stain could perhaps change the color of the borders. The idea of option (ii) is that oil-based polyurethane has an amber color but the risk is perhaps that the floor may turn out too light. We are seeking suggestions based on your experience in sanding and refinishing your parquet floors.

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I understand that Norwegian Wood Flooring does a good job of refinishing wood floors.

Does anyone have experience working with them?

Anyone have contact information for them?

What’s you best finish: oil or water based?
Thank you!

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Does anyone know where I might find a linoleum in a very similar pattern and color as this? It’s about 20 years old so I doubt I could find an exact match. It consists of small irregular shapes of different sizes in various shades of beige.
The hallways of the five floors of my brownstone are covered with this linoleum, and the ground floor has some damaged areas so I want to replace that entire floor.